Trump's poor political fit pushes perpetual swing state Colorado out of the battleground

First appeared in the Los Angeles Times on September 28, 2016.

By Mark Z. Barabak

Chelsea Nunnenkamp is the kind of party loyalist who bleeds Republican red.

She started walking precincts and stuffing envelopes for GOP candidates at age 15. During high school, she kept a poster of Ronald Reagan above her bed.

But come November, for the first time ever, she may vote for a third-party presidential candidate or, possibly, skip that line on her ballot altogether. She is terrified, she said, byDonald Trump and his egocentric campaign.

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